Playlist and Podcast for Sunday, April 12, 2020

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Here’s your WRFG 66 Route 66 Playlist for Sunday, April 12, 2020

Host: John
Birthday: Bessie Smith was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on April 15, 1894

Original Album or First Single & Date

Blues Before Dawn
Pee Wee Crayton
Imperial Records 1954 or 1955

Too Much Boogie
Roomful Of Blues
In A Roomful Of Blues 2020

All Around The World
Little Willie John
King Records 1955

Little Red Rooster
Margie Day w/ The Griffin Brothers Orchestra
Dot Records 1951

Jump & Shout
Erline “Rock & Roll” Harris
De Luxe Records 1949

Buzz, Buzz, Buzz
Mighty Blue Kings
Live From Chicago 1998

The Blues
Big Maybelle
Newport Jazz Festival 1958

Born In Louisiana
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown
Live From Austin, TX 1997

Pink Cadillac
Paul Bascomb
United Records 1952

Hey, Pretty Baby
Count Basie & His Orchestra
RCA Victor 1948

T-Bone Shuffle
T-Bone Walker
Capitol Records 1947

Grim Reaper
The Jimmys
Gotta Have It 2019

Hoy Hoy
Goree Carter & His Hepcats
Freedom Records 1949

There Is Something On Your Mind
Big Jay McNeely & Little Sonny Warner
Savoy Records 1958

(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Ruth Brown
Atlantic Records 1952

Sneaking Around With You
Helen Humes
Sneakin’ Around 1974

Money’s Getting Cheaper
Jimmy Witherspoon
Supreme Records 1947

Three For The Festival
Rahsaan Roland Kirk
We Free Kings 1961

8:00 A.M. Tribute to Bessie Smith “The Empress of the Blues”

Downhearted Blues
Bessie Smith
Columbia Records 1923

Nobody Knows You When You’re Down & Out
Deacon John’s Jump Blues Featuring Davell Crawford
Deacon John’s Jump Blues: Music From the Film 2002

Empty Bed Blues
Mitch Woods w/ Maria Muldaur
Friends Along The Way

Careless Love
Lonnie Johnson w/ Elmer Snowden
Blues, Ballads & Jumpin’ Jazz 1960

Need a Little Sugar in My Bowl
Bessie Smith
Columbia Records 1931

St. Louis Blues
Big Joe Turner
The Boss Of The Blues 1958

Black Water Blues
Dinah Washington
Newport Jazz Festival 1958

I Ain’t Got Nobody
Fats Waller
Bluebird Records 1928

Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
An Album To Benefit Preservation Hall & The Preservation Hall 2010

Send me to the Lectric Chair
David Bromberg
Wanted Dead or Alive 1974

I Ain’t Gonna Play No Second Fiddle
Laverne Baker
Sings Bessie Smith 1958

‘Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do
Lou Rawls & Les McCann Ltd
Stormy Monday 1962

Gimme a Pigfoot
Bessie Smith
Okeh Records 1933

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Tag (You’re It) Little Charlie & The Nightcats Nine Lives 2005

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